well found The phrase is Italian, and means literally ‘well found’; The saying Se non vero, molto ben trovato ‘if it is not true, it is a happy invention’ was apparently a common saying in the 16th century. From: ben trovato in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

What is Ben Trovato real name?

His real name was William Donaldson. I thought Ben Trovato’s ‘career’ would end after the first volume of satirical letters and their replies were published as The Ben Trovato Files.